Martyn Cox

Martyn Cox

Martyn Cox is a prolific garden writer and author with a tiny, but plant packed garden in East London. Martyn writes a weekly column for The Mail on Sunday and monthly for Grow it! His work regularly features in BBC Gardeners' World, The English Garden, Grand Designs and Sainsbury's Magazine.


Latest Articles from Martyn

Hojo zen garden of Tofuku-ji
Home & Garden

Design and plan a Zen garden

Zen gardens require little maintenance, so sit back and enjoy the tranquility.

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Cottage garden
Home & Garden

How to design a cottage garden

With the right plants even a small space can become a delightful cottage garden.

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Contemporary garden
Home & Garden

How to design a contemporary garden

Read our tips for planning a low-maintenance contemporary garden.

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Japanese toro
Home & Garden

How to create a Japanese garden

Read our guide to creating your own Japanese-style garden.

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Vegetable garden
Home & Garden

How to start a vegetable garden

Fed up with tasteless fruit and veg? Time to get growing your own vegetables.

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Rosemary cutting
Home & Garden

How to take softwood cuttings

Taking softwood cuttings is one of the easiest ways to propagate plants.

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How to take root cuttings
Home & Garden

How to take root cuttings

Take root cuttings from dormant plants in winter, ready to be planted out by summer.

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Festive poinsettia with Christmas candles
Home & Garden

Caring for festive pot plants

Find out how to care for festive plants such as such as poinsettia and cyclamen.

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Real Christmas trees growing in pots
Home & Garden

Living Christmas trees

Read our tips on keeping living Christmas trees green and healthy.

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